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Flagship Species: The Black Harrier

It is estimated that less than 100 Black Harriers are protected within formally conserved areas and that outside of these protected areas, the birds are reliant on remnant patches of natural vegetation, feeding in agricultural landscapes. As the worlds most range restricted continental harrier with...

Endemic Bird Species Hot Spots

  Falling within the heart of the globes smallest floral kingdom, the Cape Peninsula is host to 40 of South Africa’s 160 endemic bird species. The area is not known for its quantity of birds but rather its quality and although there are around 300 bird...

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Hike.Run.Explore

There isn’t a week that goes by that I don’t hit Table Mountain’s trails, be it to run, to hike or to take our fynbos loving dogs for a “sniff-fest”. For too long I took our beautiful mountain and my proximity to her for granted....

The Cape Floristic Kingdom

The Cape Floristic Kingdom (CFK) is located in the southern tip of South Africa and stretches from Niewoudville in the north across to Port Elizabeth in the east. Oceans bound it to the south and west and the arid Karoo to the north and east....

Help raise R9m to “Restore the Roodeberg”

Three conservation bodies in the Cape Peninsula have teamed up to save a precious piece of mountain land for posterity – and they are calling on members of the public to help them raise R9,2-million by June 2014 to do so. Lying south of the Noordhoek...

Iris auction raises R550 000

After nearly a decade of going unnoticed the delicate blue iris flowering along the Saldahna Coast in the Western Cape, will finally be named. This comes after a four month long online auction which saw the highest bidder given the opportunity to name this delicate...